Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf ( PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) candidates to contest for Sahiwal NA-162 by-election today.
The seat fell vacant after PTI MNA Rai Hassan Nawaz Khan was disqualified by the Supreme Court for concealing his assets.
A total of 340,347 voters have been registered in the constituency, out of which as many as 149,354 are women and 190,993 are men. The ECP has established 293 polling stations for smooth polling process including 83 for men, 84 for women and 126 polling stations are common for both.
Election material needed for today’s election was delivered last night under the supervision of Pakistan army soldiers.
PML-N’s Muhammad Tufail Jutt, PPP’s Shahzad Saeed Cheema and PTI’s Rai Murtaza Iqbal are set to face each other in what is being touted as a tough contest.
.PTI chairman Imran Khan had held an election rally a couple of days ago in Chichawatni, in which he had slammed the PML-N government and urged voters to elect PTI’s candidate again from the constituency.